|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Thu, 26 May 2011 12:13:00 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] VOCs: Regulators, citizens question Badger Ammo Plant (WI) remedy|
Press Release Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger: May 25, 2011 DNR says Army exit plan must restore environmentState regulators have determined that a water supply system proposed by the U.S. Army as the primary final remedy for groundwater contamination at Badger Army Ammunition Plant could help protect public health but, by itself, will not meet environmental protection laws.
"Such a system could be effective in mitigating human health risks, but it will not meet the statutory requirement for restoring the environment to the extent practicable," the May 24 letter from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) to the U.S. Army says.
The Army's proposed remedy for restoration of groundwater is to allow residual contaminants to naturally disperse and degrade without human intervention. The Army forecasts that over many decades, levels of contaminants found in groundwater will naturally decline on their own.
... For the entire release, see http://www.wisbusiness.com/index.iml?Article=237476 -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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